Lassi is a drink made from yogurt. It is available in both sweet as well as salted flavours. You may opt for a thick preparation of lassi which includes more of yogurt and less water or the one which is prepared with lots of water and amount of curd. While the number of calories in salted lassi is low the one prepared by adding sugar is higher for obvious reasons. Here are the details about calorie content in a few lassi preparations.
200 ml of salted lassi contains 32 calories out of which 53% of the total calories are obtained from fat, 25% calories come from carbohydrates and the remaining 22% calories are obtained from proteins. The fat content in it is as low as 1.9 grams, carbohydrate content is 2 grams and protein content in it is 1.8 grams.
Trader Joe’s Alphonso Mango lassi tastes delectable. An 8 fl oz serving of this Mango lassi contains a total of 140 calories. Out of these 140 calories 76% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 13% calories come from fat and the remaining 11% calories come from proteins. The total fat content in it is 2 grams, cholesterol content in it is 10 mg, sodium content is 55 mg, carbohydrate content in it is 27 grams and protein content in it is 4 grams. It is also an extremely rich source of vitamin C and contains good amount if vitamin A and other essential vitamins.
Lifeway Food’s Lowfat Strawberry lassi is also quite popular. One cup of this lassi weighing around 240 ml contains 174 calories of which 57% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 33% calories come from proteins and the remaining 10% calories are obtained from fat. The total fat content in it is 2 grams, cholesterol content in it is 10 mg, sodium content is 125 mg, carbohydrate content in it is 25 grams and protein content is 14 grams.